Covering every hamlet and precinct in America, big and small, the stories span arts and sports, business and history, innovation and adventure, generosity and courage, resilience and redemption, faith and love, past and present. In short, Our American Stories tells the story of America to Americans.

About Lee Habeeb

Lee Habeeb co-founded Laura Ingraham’s national radio show in 2001, moved to Salem Media Group in 2008 as Vice President of Content overseeing their nationally syndicated lineup, and launched Our American Stories in 2016. He is a University of Virginia School of Law graduate, and writes a weekly column for Newsweek.

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He Went to Work at Ford for Lee Iacocca... and Got More Than He Bargained For

Winston Churchill on Education and What It Means for All of Us

On this episode of Our American Stories, Dr. Larry Arnn, President of Hillsdale College and a Churchill scholar, tells the story of Winston Churchill on Education.

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The Church Where They Preach in Five Different Languages

On this episode of Our American Stories, Josh and Lauren Manning needed to make a grand change in life...and they found the opportunity to do so at a church in Noel, Missouri, where an influx of immigrants and refugees necessitated a lot of adaptation, understanding, and a few translators to spread the gospel.

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How the NFL Went From Bush-League to Bigtime

On this episode of Our American Stories, professional football began on the factory clock and bank loans, and the first teams were bought for hundreds of dollars. Hear how pioneers of American sports culture, win or lose, went all-in to make American Football the best and most dramatic game it could be.

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The Confederate Mystery Ship

On this episode of Our American Stories, the Confederates didn't have the industrial might to build their own ships. As a result, cash crops proved king once again-at least for a little while, before the Union blockade had its way with ships coming from overseas.

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My 48 Hours with Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly

On this episode of Our American Stories, while working for Dick Cavett, Steve Stoliar met not one but two of Hollywood’s greatest dance legends.

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My Family Spent 4 Months Playing Battleship in a Cornfield

On this episode of Our American Stories, the story itself is the stuff of legends...a sunken steamboat, buried treasure, and the drive of a group of AC repairmen to become "rich beyond rich" even if it meant going into over a million dollars worth of debt. Matt Hawley tells the story of his family's quest to dig up the steamboat Arabia from the middle of a corn field.

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The Fateful Night During WWII Cecil Wax Met God

On this episode of Our American Stories, Marilyn Jensen tells the harrowing story of when her father went on a supply run amidst a German bombing.

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Adolph Coors: The German Immigrant Who Brought Us Banquet Beer

On this episode of Our American Stories, Coors Banquet is really good...no, really good, and its story began with a German immigrant living in a Colorado mining town. Pete Coors tells the story.

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Her Career is a Tribute to Her Great Uncle, A D-Day Hero

On this episode of Our American Stories, Heather McPherson, Curator of History at the South Carolina Military Museum. In fact, it’s the reason she’s at the museum in the first place.

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